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August Happenings

Looking for something fun to do before school starts?

Music: Bruno Mars, Matchbox Twenty & GooGoo Dolls, Kenny Chesney, Clint Black,  Ke$ha, American Idol Live!, Backstreet Boys, One Republic, Jars of Clay, Miranda Lambert, Umphrey’s McGee, Jimmy Eat World, Allman Brothers Band, R.Kelly, Garfunkel and Oates, Under the Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, Fastball and Smashmouth, Carnival of Madness Tour with Shinedown, Papa Roach, and Skilllet, Dokken, Tift Merritt, Mandolin Orange, Skid Row, Slightly Stoopid and Atmosphere, Bodeans,USNWC River Jam

Performing Arts: The Lion King, I love Lucy live on stage, Dangerous Liasions (Click here to win 2 tickets from Charlotte On the Cheap), The Toxic Avenger, Macbeth, Elemeno Pea

Sports: Carolina Panthers Fan Fest, Charlotte Roller Girls

Festivals: Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, Bon Odori – the 29th Japanese Dance Festival

For the kids: Suessical the Musical!, Pocket, American Girl Mini Camp, Dinosaurs Alive at Carowinds, End of Summer Jam at the Epicentre, The Great Cookie Crumble at 7th Street Market, Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike, Nature Dogventure Hike, Homeschool Day at Discovery Place, Animalopolis in Imax, Little Women, Movies under the Stars at Symphony Park every Friday beginning at 7pm

For the foodies: Chow Down Uptown, Taste of the Mint

For laughs: Tom Arnold, Chris D’elia, Pauly Shore, Jon Reep, Rob Delaney

Other fun events: Metrolina Expo Marketplace, Romare Bearden Park Grand Opening,Southern Ideal Home Show, 25th Annual Great Gatsby Gala, free outdoor yoga in Midtown Park sponsored by Lululemon

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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What’s happening in the Charlotte area in July? Check it out here!

Holiday Festivities: Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival, Novant Health 4th of July spectacular, WBTV Skyshow at Knights Stadium, Symphony Pops Celebrate America, Hickory Grove Parade, Red White and Freedom. Go here for a list of fireworks displays across the region.

Music: Keith Urban, Beyonce, Big Time Rush, Victoria Justice, Vans Warped Tour, Train with The Script and Gavin DeGraw, Dave Matthews Band, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, Guster, OAR, Bad Company, Lynyrd Synyrd, Marilyn Manson, Luke Bryan, Lil Wayne, Boz Scaggs, Jonas Brothers, 311 with Cypress Hill and G. Love and Special Sauce, The Black Crowes and Tedeschi Trucks, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Trapt, Joe Firstman, Vienna Tang, Watkins Glen-Summer Jam Recreation, Jazz at the Bechtler: Maria Howell, The Jazz Room

Eats: Charlotte Restaurant Week, Chow Down Uptown, Mixology, The Gathering Power of Food

Performing Arts: Assassins, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Narrow Daylight, Violeta went to Heaven, Wait Until Dark, Leading Ladies

For laughs: Monty Python’s Spamalot, Almost Famous Comedy Show

Other Events: Carolina’s Got Art, Cirque du Soleil presents Quidam, C&E Gun Show, 28th Bon Ordi Festival, 24 Hours of Booty

Summer Blockbusters: The Lone Ranger (7/5) Despicable Me 2 (7/5) Pacific Rim (7/12) The Wolverine (7/26)

For the kids: The Pinocchio Show, Willy Wonka Jr., Nano at Discovery Place, Summer reading programs at the Charlotte Public Library

Free admission for military to Carowinds

The Charlotte School of Law Library wishes you a very safe and happy Independence Day!

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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May Happenings

 Music: Crosby, Stills & Nash, Tim McGraw, Chris Botti, Carolina Rebellion, Imagine Dragons, Band of Horses, Paramore, Smashing Pumpkins, RiverJam at the US National Whitewater Center, Food Lion Speed Street with Sister Hazel and SWV, Sara Bareilles, Lyle Lovett

Food: Chow Down Uptown with area food trucks, Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival , Charlotte Italian Festival, 2nd Annual VegFest

Performing Arts: War Horse, Traces, Avenue Q

Festivals: The Patriot Festival Charlotte Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Festival, Buskapoolza Street Performance Festival, Spring Pottery Festival , Charlotte Shakespeare Festival , Fanta Festival , NC Brewers & Music Festival, BikeFest in Plaza Midwood

Walks/Runs: Memorial Day Trail Race, Krispy Freme Doughnut Dash, Zombie Run, Ramblin’ Rose, The Great Glow Run, AIDS Walk

Other eventsMeck Dec Day, New South for the new Southerner series at the Levine Museum of the New South, Coca-Cola 600, Metrolina Expo Marketplace, Charlie Murphy, Kevin James, Drew Carey

For the kids: Bye Bye Birdie, Family Day at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Free Comic Book Day, Movies in the Park

For the “furry” kids: Charlotte Pet Expo, Second Annual Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua Races

Don’t forget that Mother’s Day is Sunday May 12th! National Mom’s Nite Out at South Park mall, Mother’s Day at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Purses with a Purpose

Outside of Charlotte: South Carolina Strawberry Festival

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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